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Tributes flood in for legendary Nigerian author Buchi Emecheta

Buchi Emecheta the author of numerous novels passed away in London, UK on January 25th 2017. Tributes from all over the African literary community have been shared on social media. Florence Onyebuchi “Buchi” Emecheta OBE (21 July 1944 – 25 January 2017) was a Nigerian novelist, based in Britain since 1960,[1] who had also written […]


Morland Writing Scholarship 2016 Shortlist announced

The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2016 Morland Writing Scholarships. Of the twenty-two names, eleven are from Nigeria, four from South Africa, two each from Somalia and Kenya, and one each from Gambia, Ghana, and Zimbabwe. Miles Morland said, “The standard of the shortlist is always high but this year we […]